Mexico Opens Tender for Interoceanic Corridor’s First Six Poles
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Mexico Opens Tender for Interoceanic Corridor’s First Six Poles

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Fernando Mares By Fernando Mares | Journalist and Industry Analyst - Thu, 05/11/2023 - 11:17

The Ministry of Economy (SE) announced the tender for six development poles for the Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Veracruz and Oaxaca, with this project the government aims to turn the southeastern region into a logistics hub. Also, rolling stock manufacturer Alstom said it will deliver the first unit for the Mayan Train in July 2023. 


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SE Launches Tender for Six Interoceanic Corridor Poles
SE announced the tender for six projects for the Interoceanic Corridor in Veracruz and Oaxaca. The corridor aims to convert the Isthmus of Tehuantepec into a central hub for global trade and generate well-paid jobs in the south-southeast region of the country.

Buildings and Their Adaptative Reuse
Salvador Rivas, Director General, S*ARC, explains the importance of adaptive reuse, which involves reusing existing buildings for a different purpose than their original design. He also emphasizes the importance of considering adaptability from the planning and design stages to ensure that buildings can adapt to future changes without major retrofitting. 

Alstom to Deliver First Unit of the Mayan Train in July: FONATUR
Aiming to deliver the project by December 2023, the federal government announced that the first unit of the Mayan Train would arrive in Yucatan on July 8, 2023. According to rolling stock manufacturer Alstom, the train will feature innovative technology that will prevent failures.

Development Projects in Cancun Stand at 50% Completion: SICT
The Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT) reported that the Comprehensive Program for the Development of Projects in Cancun, Quintana Roo, which oversees the Cancun Airport to the Maya Train station, presents a 50% advance for environmental mitigation. 

ADI, USG Build Better Spaces to Improve Quality of Life

In observance of the 19th anniversary of Jóvenes Constructores de la Comunidad A.C (JCC), the Association of Real Estate Developers (ADI) and USG, a leading global manufacturer of lightweight construction systems, reaffirmed their commitment to building more and better spaces that contribute to the development and quality of life of vulnerable people.

CEMEX Reports Growth in Sales, EBITDA in 1Q23
CEMEX presented encouraging results in 1Q23, with an increase in sales and EBITDA. The company is also pouring investments toward new innovative solutions to meet the industry’s 2050 net zero emissions goal. 

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